Why are Resi Estate Agents so afraid of Commercial Property?

Resi Agents 2019

Richard Spivack (The Broker of Brokers) is a movie star, stock broker and property broker legend who has set up this brand to encompass his personal philosophy of Greatness Within, as a vehicle to gain fiscal traction and very importantly, interpersonal empowerment. In a series of 21 video interviews on topics property related, wealth, estate agency, Brexit, EQ, women in business the underlying thoughts of The Broker of Brokers is that he believes that we give a strategic advantage to every arena we engage in. Property, investment, lifestyle, mentoring and luxury are natural fits as predominantly deal makers we can straddle in any sphere given the openness confidence and belief of the company or brand that we ambassador. He is very much a Marmite person .. so sit back and watch the ride .. if you can handle it!

 

Christopher Watkin

I teach, guide, support, mentor, consult, counsel, partner many hundreds of UK Estate and Letting Agents in their quest to grow their estate and lettings agencies business. Old school techniques of touting, landlords wanted leaflets, ring us for a free valuation, we have sold this in your street leaflets don't work anymore. There are too many competitor agents .. meaning cheap fees are epidemic, overvaluing is almost a norm to get the stock and don’t even mention about the online/hybrid threat. So a few years ago, I set about looking around the UK and spotted that certain agents (not many mind you) in certain towns were still seen as the ‘go to person on property’, the person the newspaper editor rang up every week for a comment and I looked at what they did and they were doing some thing quite remarkable…. Only one thing but they were doing it so well .. and reaping the reward in terms of decent listings and decent fees, happy staff, decent sales pipeline and exchange income, managed lettings portfolios in the many hundreds .. but more importantly, they really enjoyed the job… they enjoyed getting up in the morning and people looked up to them Over 400 agents around the UK are on a mission to change the way our Estate and Lettings agency profession is perceived and looked upon, doing it town by town, city by city. I guide these 400 agents, teach them, mentor them and support them to be seen in a different light, to be seen as the ‘go to person for property’, actually be the ‘local property expert’ and prove it. Christopher Watkin 07950 147 572 christopher@christopherwatkin.co.uk

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